Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Frank Hathaway (Mark Benton), Luella Shakespeare (Jo Joyner). Copyright: BBC.

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators

BBC One comedy drama about two detectives. 30 episodes (3 series), 2018 - 2020. Stars Mark Benton, Jo Joyner, Patrick Walshe McBride, Amber Aga and others.

Another series is in development.

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. William 'Billy The Brick' Porters (Ciaran Griffiths). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Toil And Trouble

Lu and Frank try to exonerate local criminal Billy after the mayor is murdered in the dead of night.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd March 2018
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mark Benton Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner Luella Shakespeare
Patrick Walshe McBride Sebastian Brudenell
Amber Aga DI Marlowe
Roberta Taylor Gloria Fonteyn
Guest cast
Marjorie Yates Edie Grimes
Ciaran Griffiths William 'Billy The Brick' Porters
Simon Manyonda Moses Abiola
Polly Maberly Victoria Cathness
Isabella Marshall Freya Elstob
Writing team
Kit Lambert Writer
Production team
Piotr Szkopiak Director
Ella Kelly Producer
Will Trotter Executive Producer

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